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Questions : High Cholesterol / Hypercholesterolemia Support Group

Asked By : s.krishnakumar

Asked on : 10 Feb 2013   

I am 42. My lipid profile is : Total Cholestrol 220 mg/dl, Triglecerides 119, HDL 30, LDL 166.2, VLDL- 23.8. I regularly excercise which includes around 20 minutes jogging. I do not eat meat. Should I start medication. Are cholestrol- medicines are for life time use? Should I avoid biscuts?



Asked By : BVNair

Asked on : 22 Nov 2012   

I have high tryglyceride level . I heard that if I put a piece of "kudampuli" (Garcinia Combigia) in a glass of water overnight and drink the water in an empty stomach for 2 weeks, the tryglyceride level goes down drastically.
Kindly advise this procedure has any side effect or damage to the body.
Thanks

Asked By : tchaudhary

Asked on : 05 Jun 2012   

My wife aged 39 years. She has done her lipid profil tests from a lab at chandigarh. Results are as under:

LIPID PROFILE

Total Cholesterol 212.00 mg/dL 125 - 200
HDL Cholesterol 41.10 mg/dL Male 30 - 70
mg/dL Female 35 - 90
LDL 138.90 mg/dL 74 - 130
VLDL 32.00 mg/dL 10 - 32
Triglycerides 160.00 mg/dL Male 60 - 165
mg/dL Female 40 - 145
Cholesterol/HDL 5.16 % 3 - 5 %
LDL/HDL 3.38 % 1.5 - 3.5
Total Lipids 584.00

Cholostrol of my wife is on higher side. Pls see and advice medicine to reduce cholostrol accordingly.

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